This is a very specific scenario that you are painting. Which means that it wouldn't happen as often, hence why would corporate society take notice and decided to help the disenfranchised? It doesn't sound like the corporations I know.
It would be more likely that this mixer would get reported to the HOJ for loitering and a Judge would appear to take the garbage out. This is what would make most sense theme-wise, even tho game-wise this might not happen due to lack of players/staffers to enforce it.
Personally, I think this scenario is a perfect RP opportunity...when you are down in the pit is the perfect time to beg, ask for help, even provoke and get other players involved.
Also getting back to the mix with no flash, is not impossible.